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"Righting Urban Renewal: Four Mayors Grapple with the Legacy of Urban Renewal in New Haven"

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"Righting Urban Renewal: Four Mayors Grapple with the Legacy of Urban Renewal in New Haven"

Time: November 10, 2021 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Southern Connecticut State University, Engleman Hall C112
Street: 501 Crescent St.
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: https://calendar.southernct.e…
Event Type: panel, discussion
Organized By: SCSU College of Arts & Sciences
Latest Activity: Nov 3, 2021

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The New Haven Mayoral Archive, now housed at Southern Connecticut State University's Buley Library and accessible online, includes material from former New Haven mayors Biagio DiLieto (1980-1990), John Daniels (1990-1994), John DeStefano (1994-2014) and Toni Harp (2014-2020).

A new exhibit based on the collection — “Righting Urban Renewal: Four Mayors Grapple with the Legacy of Urban Renewal in New Haven” — is now on display in the Lyman Center Lobby Gallery on the SCSU campus.

In this panel discussion, members of the SCSU Mayoral Papers Team will discuss the importance of the papers and where additional research using the papers might focus.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Bruce Kalk, dean, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Dr. Jonathan Wharton, associate professor of political science; associate dean, School of Graduate & Professional Studies
  • Dr. Theresa Marchant Shapiro, professor of political science
  • Dr. Clara Ogbaa, director, Hilton C. Buley Library
  • Mr. Patrick Crowley, metadata librarian for cataloging and digital projects
  • Ms. Jackie Toce, head of Technical Services, Buley Library
  • Ms. Emily Raymond, student curator; graduate student in Information & Library Science
  • Ms. Daniella Occhineri, student curator; major in history and anthropology

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